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25 Nov
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E-commerce Update: IndieCommerce & Black Friday Through Cyber Monday

To keep up with the coming surge in online traffic and sales, the IndieCommerce team has brought three more servers online in addition to the servers added at the start of the pandemic.

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24 Nov
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IndieCommerce Stores: Having a Flash Sale? Let ABA Know

If you are expecting a large number of customers to make a purchase from your system at a designated time, let the IndieCommerce team know in advance.

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23 Nov

IndieCommunication: Fraudulent Orders, Status Page, and Indies First

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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18 Nov
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E-commerce Update: Conversion Rate, Traffic Increase

The percentage of online customers completing a purchase at IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites increased from 4.92 percent to 6 percent. 

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18 Nov

IndieCommerce and IndieLite Stores: Use Wish Lists This Holiday Season

Wish lists can be used to keep track of personal reading lists, holiday wish lists, and book fairs or donation book drives. 

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17 Nov
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IndieCommunication: New Credit Card Fraud Red Flag

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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11 Nov
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E-commerce Update: Online Sales and Traffic Recovering Post-Election

Online traffic to IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites dropped by 33.41 percent on Election Day, November 3.

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10 Nov
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IndieCommunication: Credit Card Processing Tutorial and Red Flags for Fraud

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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04 Nov
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E-commerce Update: Significant Election Day Impact on Website Traffic and Sales

Online traffic to IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites dropped by 33.41 percent on Election Day, November 3.

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03 Nov
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IndieCommunication: Credit Card Processing Update, Regional Holiday Catalogs Online, and More

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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03 Nov
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Digital Best Books for Young Readers Catalog Available Now for IndieCommerce, IndieLite Sites

Bookstores that do not utilize IndieCommerce or IndieLite for their store’s website may download the complete title list, ISBNs, and catalog graphics on BookWeb.

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28 Oct
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November 1 Deadline for IndieCommerce Stores Migrating to New Credit Card Processor

Stores now have until November 1 before they will be charged a 4.5 percent service fee as well as the new 1 percent commission fee.

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28 Oct
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E-commerce Update: Latest COVID Surge Potentially Driving Online Sales

On October 27, the IndieCommerce team saw a 22.58 percent spike in revenue across platform sites.

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26 Oct
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IndieCommunication: More New Features

Here's the latest news for booksellers using ABA's IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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21 Oct
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E-commerce Update: #BoxedOut Campaign Drives Online Sales & Traffic

An e-commerce conversion rate increase to 5.36 percent, along with a 9.63 percent increase in traffic during the same period, resulted in an average increase in revenue of 26.13 percent for the week ending October 20.

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